Director : Shabnam Sukhdev / 52:00 mins / India / 2018
India / 52:00 / 2018/ English, Marathi
Direction Shabnam Sukhdev DoP Shanti Bhushan Roy Editing Sidhant Sharma Sound Design Mohandas V P Music Venkatesh Shastri, Ravi Bhavnani
Synopsis: Peacock Plume is a cinematic tribute to the Indian classical dancer Shubhada Varadkar’s excruciating personal journey, battling cancer and overcoming the experience of it with her gift of dance. It looks at how an artist finds in dance, a language to ground an experience of rupture, which was both physical and emotional.
Director’s Bio: Shabnam Sukhdev is a screenwriter, director and producer. In 2014, she won a National Award in India for a feature length documentary on her father, the renowned documentary filmmaker, S. Sukhdev. Her last film was a documentary about sustainable architecture titled Earth Crusader.